Daimler gets orders for 1,052 Orion VII Next Generation hybrid transit buses

January 2008
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The article reports on 1,052 Orion VII Next Generation diesel-electric hybrid transit buses from Daimler Buses North America ordered by several transit authorities in the continent. Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit has placed an order of 850. The buses will be powered by Hybrid Drive diesel-electric hybrid propulsion system from BAE Systems. The City of Ottawa (OC) Transpo ordered 202 Orion VII buses to be delivered by 2009.


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